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Fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins

Fun facts you didn't know about pumpkins

It’s a festive coffee flavour, a Halloween must-have and sometimes a cute nickname for a loved one. But did you know that pumpkins are actually one of the most widely grown (and eaten!) crops in the world? Here are four fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins.

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Playlist: Slang videos

CARE staff explain some of the complicated terms they use in their international development and humanitarian response work!

Ever heard of an NFI? What does climate change mitigation mean? Watch and listen to CARE staff decode some of the terminology they use in their work in international development and humanitarian response.

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Reflecting on Women Deliver

The CARE team at Women Deliver in Vancouver, 2019

Hosted in Vancouver, this year’s Women Deliver conference brought together 8000 people from 165 countries around the world. Attendees brought with them an ambition to disrupt the imbalance of power that fuels marginalization, injustice and poverty through ideas, solutions, and partnerships that will transform the lives of women and girls.

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Respectful care essential to saving women’s lives

While we know that health care providers in rural and remote settings face many challenges, the way they engage with women, especially in pregnancy and delivery, can set the stage for whether she seeks life-saving care for herself and her child in the future.

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15 Minutes on Safe Deliveries

After a difficult birth of her own Manju wanted to make sure others didn’t have to go through the same struggles. Our podcast host, Lama Alsafi, shares Manju’s experience and how she has continued to impact her community in Bihar, India.

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CARE Canada’s Tanja Kisslinger

ShareTweetShareEmail CARE Canada’s Tanja Kisslinger May 3, 2019 1. What do you do at CARE? My job is a mix of communications, public engagement and knowledge translation. That means, I take information from our Global Health programs, and I create meaningful messages and opportunities for the Canadian public to understand and experience our nutrition work…

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